China to launch Mars probe in July By Xinhua | Last Updated: 23rd January, 2020, 19:54

China announced that it will launch its first Mars mission probe in July this year, China Youth Daily reported

China to launch Mars probe in July

Facebook and YouTube moderators sign PTSD disclosure Facebook and YouTube moderators sign PTSD disclosure

Content moderators are being asked to sign forms stating they understand the job could cause post-traumatic stress disorder 


Black 'rock' from AD 79 Italy eruption is part of exploded brain Black 'rock' from AD 79 Italy eruption is part of exploded brain

"The high heat was literally able to burn the victim's fat and body tissues, causing the brain to vitrify," the archaeological site of Herculaneum says


NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope to conclude mission in week

NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope to conclude mission in week

Spitzer is designed to study “the cold, the old and the dusty


ISRO to send lady robot ‘Vyomamitra’ in unmanned Gaganyaan spacecraft ISRO to send lady robot ‘Vyomamitra’ in unmanned Gaganyaan spacecraft

 Indian Space Research Organisation will send ‘Vyomamitra’, a ‘lady robot’, in unmanned Gaganyaan spacecraft


Facebook to boost site safety with 1,000 more UK staff

Facebook to boost site safety with 1,000 more UK staff

The new roles will increase the number of staff at the company’s largest engineering hub outside the United States to more than 4,000


Google CEO calls for regulation of artificial intelligence Google CEO calls for regulation of artificial intelligence

Google's chief executive called Monday for a balanced approach to regulating artificial intelligence, telling a European audience 


Extradition hearings to begin for Huawei executive Extradition hearings to begin for Huawei executive

The formal extradition hearings for a Chinese Huawei executive who was arrested in Canada slightly more than a year ago 


VEON Chairman due Tuesday to discuss technological progress, challenges VEON Chairman due Tuesday to discuss technological progress, challenges

Ursula Burns, chairman and CEO of VEON, the parent company of Banglalink, arrives Dhaka on Tuesday on a two-day visit


Jeff Bezos rolls out another Amazon gift for India: delivery e-rickshaws Jeff Bezos rolls out another Amazon gift for India

Notwithstanding an apparent snub from the Indian government, Amazon chief Jeff Bezos' charm offensive for India 


SpaceX completes emergency crew escape manoeuvre SpaceX completes emergency crew escape manoeuvre

This was considered to be the last major milestone for California's SpaceX company before the US space agency (Nasa) certifies the firm to carry astronauts to the International Space Station


'Invisible computing' startup unveils smart contact lens 'Invisible computing' startup unveils smart contact lens

The rigid contact lens, which the company has been developing in stealth mode for some 10 years, may also be used to help people with visual impairments by using enhanced image overlays


Dhaka experiences 1.6 GBps data speed with Huawei 5G Dhaka experiences 1.6 GBps data speed with Huawei 5G

ICT Advisor to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh & also the chief guest of the program  Sajeeb Wazed Joy said, “We are heading to 5G. And numbers of national and international organizations are also working with the same vision"


YouTube steering viewers to climate denial videos YouTube steering viewers to climate denial videos

YouTube has remained firm that while it removes content violating its policies against hate, violence, and scams it does not censor ideas expressed in accordance with its rules


Joy inaugurates ‘Digital Bangladesh Fair’ Joy inaugurates ‘Digital Bangladesh Fair’

The Posts and Telecommunications Division arranges the fair aim to showcase next generation 5G internet technology and building efficient eco system and manpower model in the coming digital era


Turkey lifts ban on Wikipedia Turkey lifts ban on Wikipedia

Turkish officials said in 2017 that the ban was needed as Wikipedia had failed to remove content accusing its government of assisting terrorist groups


BDCom offers broadband internet pack at TK 300 BDCom offers broadband internet pack at TK 300

Broadband service provider BDCom Online today announced launching country’s lowest broadband internet package


Google Home speakers no longer accessible via Guest Mode Google Home speakers no longer accessible via Guest Mode

Now, the feature appears disappeared from all devices except Chromecasts, Android Police notes


BP Communications working jointly with MyBox Technologies BP Communications working jointly with MyBox Technologies

Indian set top box (STB) manufacturer MyBox Technologies has partnered with BP Communications for the Bangladesh market


Oldest material on Earth discovered Oldest material on Earth discovered

The oldest of the dust grains were formed in stars that roared to life long before our Solar System was born


Huawei arranges 5G demonstration in Digital Bangladesh Mela-2020 Huawei arranges 5G demonstration in Digital Bangladesh Mela-2020

 Huawei, the titanium sponsor of the fair,  is going to run the 5G show in the Digital Bangladesh Mela 2020


550m-year-old digestive tract discovered

550m-year-old digestive tract discovered

Over a half-billion years ago, life on Earth is comprised of simple ocean organisms unlike anything living in today's oceans


NASA graduates 11 astronauts eligible for lunar missions NASA graduates 11 astronauts eligible for lunar missions

The first class graduated on Friday also included two astronaut candidates from Canadian Space Agency


Facebook reaffirms refusal to ban political ads on its platform Facebook reaffirms refusal to ban political ads on its platform

Facebook Director of Product Management Rob Leathern reasserted the policy by claiming that "people should be able to hear from those who wish to lead them, warts and all, and that what they say should be scrutinized and debated in public"


Twitter to test 'block all replies' function Twitter to test 'block all replies' function

The move comes as social media companies are under increasing pressure to address so-called "cyber-bullying"


World's first 350km-per-hour driverless bullet train goes into service in China World's first 350km-per-hour driverless bullet train

 China has just hurtled past another milestone in its vast high-speed railway expansion plans


AI-powered avatar at tech show touted as 'artificial human' AI-powered avatar at tech show touted as 'artificial human'

A demonstration at CES showed conversations and gestures from the digital creations modeled after real humans


White House proposes guidelines for regulating the use of AI White House proposes guidelines for regulating the use of AI

The Trump administration is proposing new rules to guide future federal regulation of artificial intelligence used in medicine


Earth-sized World found in Earth-sized World found in "Habitable Zone"

NASA said Monday that its planet hunter satellite TESS had discovered an Earth-sized world within the habitable range of its star


India plans unmanned moon mission in 2020

India plans unmanned moon mission in 2020

Work is going "smoothly" on the Chandrayaan-3 mission to put a rover probe on the moon's surface, Indian Space Research Organisation chairman K. Sivan told a press conference


Greta Thunberg changes Twitter name to 'Sharon' Greta Thunberg changes Twitter name to 'Sharon'

Greta Thunberg has changed her name to Sharon on Twitter, in honour of a game show contestant who appeared to have no idea who she was


Nobel Prize-winning scientist Frances Arnold retracts paper Nobel Prize-winning scientist retracts paper

It has been retracted because the results were not reproducible, and the authors found data missing from a lab notebook


3 crashes, 3 deaths raise questions about Tesla's Autopilot 3 crashes, 3 deaths raise questions about Tesla's Autopilot

Three crashes involving Teslas that killed three people have increased scrutiny of the company's Autopilot driving system


Did dwarf T-rexes really exist?

Did dwarf T-rexes really exist?

It is, they said, the first known member of a small new species they baptised as the Nanotyrannus


AI beats human breast cancer diagnosis AI beats human breast cancer diagnosis

A computer programme can identify breast cancer from routine scans with greater accuracy than human…


TikTok app banned by US Army on work mobile phones US Army bans TikTok on work mobile phones

The app, owned by the Chinese company, ByteDance, has come under close scrutiny recently in the US and other countries


Huawei says 'survival' top priority as sales fall short Huawei says 'survival' top priority as sales fall short

Huawei, a global leader in telecom networking equipment has been effectively banned by the United States from working with American firms on the grounds that it poses a national security threat


Hydrogen-powered drones could point way to future travel Hydrogen-powered drones could point way to future travel

Driven by the goal of improving timely delivery medical services in the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Doosan hydrogen fuel cell-powered DS30 drone


Apple 'hacker' spared jail over iCloud blackmail Apple 'hacker' spared jail over iCloud blackmail

A 22-year-old man has admitted trying to blackmail Apple by claiming he had access to millions of iCloud accounts


YouTuber Mohamed Sekkaki jailed for insulting King of Morocco YouTuber jailed for insulting King of Morocco

A well known Moroccan YouTuber has been jailed for four years and fined about $4,000 (£3,000) after being found guilty of insulting the country's king

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